Ginger is warming and stimulating.
It promotes gastric secretions and helps to absorb the food.
Its main property is to stimulate the peripheral circulation,
i.e. the circulation in the hands and feet.
It improves the circulation and helps to heal chilblains and
Ginger creates a feeling of warmth and wellbeing, especially
for those feeling the cold in winter.
As a warming remedy it promotes perspiration if drunk as a hot
It brings down a fever and helps to clear catarrh.
A piece of ginger (fresh or crystallised) is as effective for
travel sickness as any drug, and has no side effects.
Ginger also inhibits clotting and thins the blood.
It lowers blood pressure and cholesterol.
St John's Wort